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Adeel Malik

Adeel Malik

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Adeel Malik is Associate Professor of Development Economics and Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies at the University of Oxford.

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  1. Pakistan’s Middle-Class Rage Against Military Rule
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    Pakistan’s Middle-Class Rage Against Military Rule

    Feb 14, 2024 Adeel Malik explains how economic dissatisfaction fueled the electoral backlash against the country’s leadership.

  2. A Tale of Two Middle Easts
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    A Tale of Two Middle Easts

    Sep 12, 2022 Adeel Malik shows how surging commodity prices have had sharply different effects across the region.

  3. How Foreign Powers Could Break Lebanon’s Gridlock
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    How Foreign Powers Could Break Lebanon’s Gridlock

    Jun 15, 2022 Jamal Ibrahim Haidar & Adeel Malik explain how elite failure and global inaction are compounding the country’s economic meltdown.

  4. Shelter from the Middle East’s Perfect Storm
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    Shelter from the Middle East’s Perfect Storm

    Apr 21, 2020 Bassem Awadallah & Adeel Malik show why the Arab world must abandon old models, overcome internal discord, and forge a new regional order.

  5. Turkish Democracy’s Secret Weapon
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    Turkish Democracy’s Secret Weapon

    Jul 26, 2016 Adeel Malik thinks the middle class will keep the post-coup crackdown in check.

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    Trade Unions Can Defeat Europe’s Far Right

    Oliver Roethig explains why stronger trade unions hold the key to countering the rise of extremist parties.
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    Why Republicans Go Crawling Back to Donald Trump

    Reed Galen sees the fecklessness of figures like William Barr as proof of the sorry state of the American political class.
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    Economic Development in an Age of Great-Power Competition

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng considers developing countries’ prospects for boosting competitiveness amid rising US-China trade tensions.
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    Human Capital for the Age of Generative AI

    Simon Johnson & Eric Hazan explain how adoption of the technology could help suitably qualified workers climb the wage ladder.
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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.

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